What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?
Illustration for article titled My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 153

Reddit’s Just Rolled into the Shop is a veritable cornucopia of the many wonders and oddities of shop lyfe. You never know what’s gonna roll in. Here’s what caught my eye this week.

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Believe it or not they just drove it in ...200,000 miles original lower ball joints. “I’m hearing a creaking sound when I turn” you don’t say?!

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They were a new customer to our shop and they came from a dealer so I assume it got overtightened every oil change and no one cared to change it lol

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“Don’t upsell me”

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What a deal!

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VW... 2.8L. 2000 eurovan

the filter is probably a year or two newer, though :)

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Home sweet pumpkin

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...it’s a fiesta

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Stew-On

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...this guy approached us and we were like ehh. What the hell, sounds fun. Lol

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When you see it

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...he put his 2 weeks in...a week ago...lowest performing tech, horribly unreliable, just plain bad work ethic..managers told him not to come back after this

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It burns burn burns, that ring of fire

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...I’m not test driving it post alignment. No sidewall blowouts on me

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He said it exploded at about 6k rpm at WOT while road tuning it. This is what we saw from the top after pulling the heads...

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Word is a cat was involved.

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The colors, Duke, the colors!

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Back story: vehicle came in last week for oil pressure light being on. Multiple test drives taken after confirming oil pressure was good and new sender installed...

Comes back in Wednesday to diagnose a suspension noise. Son dropped it off, and they call today to ask to pick it up and informs us that his mother (owner) was tested last week for CoVID19 and was confirmed as positive today. This was/is her daily.

Vehicle will now remain here for the next week...

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Don’t be a rube, use lube!

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Obligatory brake post

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Obligatory tire post

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